Watch: NCAA tournament spawns "Bracket Man" song parody

"Bracket Man" by the NOC YouTube

March Madness has spawned many things - office pool despair, Cinderella stories and perennial 'who gut snubbed' debates.

This year, courtesy of the NOC, we can add music parody to the list. While the "Bracket Man" lyrics contain a couple factual errors (sorry, Elton John impersonator, but Drexel and Valparaiso didn't make the cut this year), the heartfelt note-hitting, Pac-12 insult and creative rhyming are definitely worth a listen.

The lyrics (courtesy CBSSports.com):

I found the cash to pay my entry fee
TV's on ESPN
I watch all night
Then I watch again

My wife is gone, my boss don't understand
But all I need is Dick Vitale
And Jim Nantz
And a weak Pac-12

And I think it's gonna be a long long shot
Cause Coach K's never gonna win the pot
I've got money on the Seminoles
Oh no, no, no
I'm a Bracket Man

Bracket Man filling out my bracket here alone

Secretary in my office pool
She picks a team cause she likes their clothes
She always wins
But she never knows

Offices, they're all shutting down
Kentucky's on, so work is done
Bracket Man
On a Cinderella run

And I think I'm gonna be a long, long shot
Kansas is never gonna win the pot
I'm picking Drexel, Harvard, and Valpo
Oh no, no, no
I'm a Bracket Man

Bracket Man filling out my bracket here alone

And I think it's going to be a long, long shot

  • Stephen Smith

    Stephen Smith is a senior editor for CBSNews.com

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